Indies Introduce

Young Adult

  • The Astonishing Color of After, Emily X.R. Pan
    Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316463997, March 20, 2018 (Young Adult)

    “‘Astonishing’ is the perfect description for this book, which follows Leigh from America to Taiwan, where she meets her grandparents for the first time after her mother’s death. I was stunned by the beautiful and engaging writing in this book; the story consumed me from start to finish. It’s hard to believe that this is Emily X.R. Pan’s debut novel, especially with the perfectly executed deep and complex themes. It will definitely be a favorite among both adults and teen readers!

    Kristen Beverly, Half Price Books (Dallas, TX)

    “This is some of the most beautiful, lyrical prose I’ve read in a very long time. Reading this book was a physical experience that brought chills one minute and tears and laughter the next. Breathtaking and honest, this story of love and loss will break your heart and mend it again.”

    Stacey Haerr, Warwick’s (La Jolla, CA)

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